Muckraking Three Landmark Articles
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Description: Printed together for the first time since their original publication in 1903, Ray Stannard Baker's piece on the coal strike, "The Right to Work"; Lincoln Steffens' expose of political corruption, "The Shame of Minneapolis"; and Ida Tarbell's story of corporate villainy, "The Oil War of 1872"; along with an editorial from S. S. McClure and the narrative of Ellen Fitzpatrick, invite students to explore and understand "muckraking."
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Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 4/15/1994
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Ellen Fitzpatrick is Professor of History at the University of New Hampshire and author of Endless Crusade: Women Social Scientists and Progressive Reform.
|Introduction: Late-Nineteenth-Century America and the Origins of Muckracking|
|The Impact of Industrialism|
|The "Magazine Revolution"|
|The Making of the Journalists|
|Finding the Story: The Genesis of the Muckrakers' Investigative Reporting|
|Tarbell and "The Oil War of 1872"|
|Steffens and "The Shame of Minneapolis"|
|Baker and "The Right to Work"|
|"The Shame of Minneapolis"|
|"The Oil War of 1872"|
|"The Right to Work"|
|Editorial: Concerning Three Articles in this Number of McClure's, and a Coincidence that May Set Us Thinking|
|Conclusion: Muckraking and its Aftermath|
|The Contemporary Response to Muckraking|
|The Demise of Muckraking|
|A Brief Chronology of the Muckraking Years (1890-1912)|
|Suggestions for Further Reading|